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Easter Eggs Fort Dodge IA

Looking for Easter Eggs in Fort Dodge? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Fort Dodge that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Easter Eggs in Fort Dodge.

Target
(515) 573-7950
2910 1St Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Hy-Vee
(515) 332-1498
611 10Th Avenue North
Humboldt, IA
Store Hours
Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Fareway
(515) 832-5040
942 Second St
Webster City, IA

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Dahls Ep True Pkwy
(515) 224-0111
5003 E P True Pkwy
W Des Moines, IA
 
Hy-Vee
(641) 782-7023
600 Sheldon Street
Creston, IA
Store Hours
Open 5 a.m. to 12 midnight daily.

Walmart Supercenter
(515) 576-7400
3036 1St Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 576-7405
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Jamboree Foods
(515) 352-3711
1119 Market St
Gowrie, IA

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Target
(563) 243-9909
2900 S 25Th St
Clinton, IA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

Hy-Vee
(515) 967-7676
108 8Th Street Sw
Altoona, IA
Store Hours
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Walmart Supercenter
(319) 524-6941
300 No. Park Drive
Keokuk, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(319) 524-4071
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Easter on the Net - Easter Eggs

Of all the symbols associated with Easter the egg, the symbol of fertility and new life, is the most identifiable. The customs and traditions of using eggs have been associated with Easter for centuries.

Originally Easter eggs were painted with bright colors to represent the sunlight of spring and were used in Easter-egg rolling contests or given as gifts. After they were colored and etched with various designs the eggs were exchanged by lovers and romantic admirers, much the same as valentines. In medieval time eggs were traditionally given at Easter to the servants. In Germany eggs were given to children along with other Easter gifts.

Different cultures have developed their own ways of decorating Easter eggs. Crimson eggs, to honor the blood of Christ, are exchanged in Greece. In parts of Germany and Austria green eggs are used on Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday). Slavic peoples decorate their eggs in special patterns of gold and silver.

Austrian artists design patterns by fastening ferns and tiny plants around the eggs, which are then boiled. The plants are then removed revealing a striking white pattern. The Poles and Ukrainians decorate eggs with simple designs and colors. A number of eggs are made in the distinctive manner called pysanki (to design, to write).

Pysanki eggs are a masterpiece of skill and workmanship. Melted beeswax is applied to the fresh white egg. It is then dipped in successive baths of dye. After each dip wax is painted o...

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